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Integration of Biology and Materials Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Students participating in the program will engage in a wide range of research projects that integrate biology and materials science and will participate in weekly group activities. These activities provide an overview of current biomaterials technologies and expose students to the research challenges in each area. Students will have the opportunity to develop skills that will aid in key research contributions and will allow them to gain a deeper understanding of research processes and biomaterial technologies. Students will be challenged to utilize their skills and knowledge to develop new solutions for the betterment of human health, the environment, and society.

Stipend: $5700 for 10 weeks, on-campus housing, and help with travel expenses.

Participating Institution(s):
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Pennsylvania State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
Materials Science & Engineering

Biochemical Engineering
Biological & Synthetic Macromolecules
Biomolecular Engineering
Chemical Biology
Chemical Physics
Computational Biology
Computational Chemistry

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 1/19/2024
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